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By William E. Doll Jr.

ISBN-10: 0807732176

ISBN-13: 9780807732175

ISBN-10: 0807734470

ISBN-13: 9780807734476

Doll attracts relationships one of the principles complicated in chaos thought, Piagetian epistemology, cognitive concept, and the paintings of Dewey and Whitehead. during this e-book at the post-modern point of view at the curriculum, the writer asserts that the post-modern version of natural switch isn't unavoidably linear, uniform, measured and made up our minds, yet is one in every of emergence and development, made attainable by way of interplay, transaction, disequilibrium and consequent equilibrium. Transformation, no longer a suite path, the ebook argues, could be the guideline, and open-endedness is an important function of the post-modern framework. within the e-book, the writer envisages a curriculum within which the teacher's function isn't causal, yet transformative. The curriculum isn't the race path, however the trip itself; metaphors will be extra beneficial than good judgment in producing discussion in the neighborhood; and educative objective, making plans and overview is versatile and inquisitive about method, no longer product.

“Scholarly, but direct and to the purpose, [Doll’s] principles make feel to entrance line educators within the genuine global of today’s schools.”
—Kenneth Graham, Seaford Union unfastened tuition District

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